Community-Based Organization Grantees
Cascadia Conservation District
The Kids in the Forest and Kids in the Shrub Steppe Projects will partner with North Central ESD to provide professional development for teachers on leading field experiences and provide forest and wildland field experiences for grades 3-12.
IslandWood is collaborating with PSESD and OESD to provide teacher professional development focused on helping teachers incorporate local problems and assets into their science teaching.
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association
The project will leverage the expertise and strength of six community-based organizations to host a multi –session teacher workshop, utilizing existing field curricula to connect hands-on outdoor learning that illustrates the 3-dimensional framework of the NGSS.
Pacific Education Institute
The Pacific Education Institute (PEI) and partners are providing teacher learning focused on climate science standards that will result in greenhouse gas reduction and carbon sequestration.
The Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is hosting a series of 2- to 3-day workshops for teachers focused on the science behind climate change and how to teach data literacy with local, real-time data.
Snohomish Conservation District
At a workshop for secondary teachers in Snohomish County, Snohomish Conservation District will use a video and lesson plan, as well as other local curriculum connections, to provide teachers with resources to teach about climate change through a local lens.
Washington Green Schools
Washington Green Schools (WGS) strengthens climate science literacy and supports local environmental action in schools across the state. Teachers attend trainings where they engage with leading scientists and receive standards-aligned resources for their classrooms.